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Elewana The Manor at Ngorongoro

The Manor at Ngorongoro, with its luxurious cottages and magnificent Manor House, brings “old-world” grandeur to a green and lush setting. Think cigars and brandy, elegant fine dining, and post-dinner snooker. The Manor is one of the most lavish properties on the safari circuit; the rooms are cottage suites within the manicured gardens, and each suite has a sitting room, fireplace and enormous bathroom. There is nothing like returning from a day out on safari to a hot bubbly soak in your Victorian bathtub. Situated on one of the oldest coffee plantations in East Africa, and an area of Dutch settlement, the classical Cape-Dutch architecture of The Manor is a fitting tribute to the rich history of the area. The Manor has easy access to both the Ngorongoro Crater and Lake Manyara National Park, famed for its flamingos. A luxurious safari base, with a spa, swimming pool and stable of horses to explore the surrounding coffee plantations and countryside. The Manor also arranges special picnics and sundowners within the estate, and coffee tours for those interested in learning more about Tanzania’s famous coffee trade.
Elewana The Manor at Ngorongoro
Elewana The Manor at Ngorongoro
Elewana The Manor at Ngorongoro
Elewana The Manor at Ngorongoro
Elewana The Manor at Ngorongoro
Elewana The Manor at Ngorongoro
Elewana The Manor at Ngorongoro
Elewana The Manor at Ngorongoro
Elewana The Manor at Ngorongoro
Elewana The Manor at Ngorongoro
Elewana The Manor at Ngorongoro
Elewana The Manor at Ngorongoro

Room Information

The Manor Cottages
Each of 18 Manor Cottage Suites has its own private entrance, and adjoining private sun terrace. A double open-fronted log-burning fireplace divides a room interior that mirrors the traditional Cape Dutch architecture. The en suite bath and shower room possesses a Victorian-style claw-footed bath, as well as twin vanity basins and large ‘rainfall’ shower.

Stable Cottage
The Stable Cottage is the family cottage, located to the rear of the riding stables, separate from the main Manor house. In the mornings, breakfast can be served, if requested, in the adjacent courtyard. The Stable Cottage also possesses a small separate dining area, with a lounge and fireplace that can be used for intimate and private dinners and lunches. Stable Cottage is divided into two floors. On the ground floor you will discover a richly-furnished Master Bedroom and a Twin Bedroom, each with their own individual bathrooms. Each bathroom boasts a luxurious Victorian bath, rain shower and a fireplace, the latter of which can be lit on request. On this same floor there is a beautifully appointed joint Family Lounge area which serves as a perfect place to gather and share stories of the day’s events and to plan the adventures to come. Heading upstairs to the Stable Cottage’s second level, one enters the children’s domain comprising of a Children’s Twin Room, a ‘Toddlers Bathroom’ and a satellite TV Playroom. The Stable Cottage is the ideal location to accommodate a family or group of friends in comfort and privacy during a stay at The Manor at Ngorongoro.

Things To Do

Game Drive in the Ngorongoro Crater
Following an early morning breakfast, and leaving in plenty of time to capture the best views of the Crater as the mist begins to lift, your Ngorongoro Crater Tour will be certainly a day to remember. Your full day safari experience would not be complete without enjoying a delicious campaign style luncheon, served under canopy at one of the picnic areas in the Crater. surrounded by game and the crater rim beyond, this is the most dramatic and beautiful picnic lunch you ever likely to take.

Game Drive in Lake Manyara National Park
Lake Manyara is a shallow lake in the Natron-Manyara-Balangida branch of the Great Rift Valley in Tanzania. Said by Ernest Hemingway to be the "loveliest lake in Africa," it is also the home of a diverse set of landscapes and wildlife.

Horse Riding around the Coffee Estate
A most enjoyable way to take in the environ of The Manor is to take to the saddle and be taken on a one hour long trek around the hills that embrace the Manor. O

Coffee Tour
Enjoy a coffee tour of the estate and learn about the coffee making process.

Guided Nature Walks
The Manor at Ngorongoro provides the perfect environment to explore, with the outstanding natural beauty of its gardens and the coffee-bush laden hills.

Sundowner Cocktails at The Manor
The Manor, famed for it beautiful gardens, it the perfect haven to enjoy a peaceful and relaxing sunset. Overlooking the coffee-laden hills that surround the Manor, the views to the adjacent rolling hills are a vista to behold.

Wellness Treatments
Enjoy therapeutic and relaxing treatments.



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Price Guide

$ = Up to $299
$$ = $300 to $599
$$$ = $600 to $999
$$$$ = $1000 to $2499
$$$$$ = $2500+
Starting price per room, per night, in USD and based on double occupancy.